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Chrysler Recalls Almost 700,000 Jeeps & Minivans

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling almost 600,000 minivans and Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. and another 100,000 elsewhere because of brake or wiring problems.

The company says Jeep Wranglers from the 2006 through 2010 model years are being recalled for a potential brake fluid leak that could lead to a partial loss of braking.

The wiring problem in Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans from the 2008 and 2009 model years could cause a fire inside the sliding doors.

Chrysler says neither problem has caused any crashes or injuries.

The recall is expected to start later this month and the repairs will be made free of charge.

It's the second notable recall in the past week for Chrysler. The company recalled nearly 35,000 Dodge Calibers and a limited number of Jeep Compasses last week to fix a potential problem with
sticky gas pedals.

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